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Is Israel a failing state? - analysis

The events on Sunday comprise the largest incident of civil disobedience ever witnessed in the Jewish state.

Students and a rabbi at an ultra-orthodox school in B'nei Brak, July 2017
Thousands of ultra-Orthodox return to school, defying govt. decision

These children are living in deep red-zone areas, including Bnei Brak, Beitar Illit, and some Jerusalem neighborhoods.

Amid coronavirus, Israel's preschools unlikely to restart Sunday

Government set to battle on Tuesday over first stage of lockdown exit strategy.

As Israelis start new school year, 3,000 Bedouins are still stuck at home

Some 3,000 children from the unrecognized Bedouin village of Wadi al-Na'am were forced to stay home, as the rest of the country's youth made its way to schools earlier this week.

Back to school! Israel's leaders greet students throughout country

About 2.4 million students entered kindergartens and schools on Tuesday, as the school year began amid restrictions due to coronavirus.

Israeli children in second grade (7 - 8 years old) using computers in a class room during a lesson a
It's smart to take COVID precautions as children head back to school

We all need to internalize that life cannot go back to pre-corona normal. That means that parents need to regulate what their children do and who they see outside of the classroom.

Young female students at a dancing lesson with Israeli teacher Neria Cohen, at the Arab private scho
Arab-Israelis prefer to keep schools closed amid coronavirus spike

Parents and local authorities would prefer not to open schools in red zones.

Children are returning to school in Israel amid the coronavirus pandemic. August 24, 2020.
School year to open on Tuesday after court rules against teacher’s strike

The Education Ministry and the Teachers’ Union agreed to continue discussions.

COVID-19: Israeli schools open this morning - but not in red cities

Coronavirus czar clashed with education minister late into the night * 2.4 million students return to class * 14 people died on Monday

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